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Quiz: Do you know what these new dictionary words mean?

Quiz: Do you know what these new dictionary words mean?

The Oxford English Dictionary is updated on a quarterly basis, with new words being added to keep up with the modern vernacular. But do you know what these new words mean? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. This article originally appeared on our sister site Edinburgh Evening News

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You can now buy Primark homeware and pyjamas online

You can now buy Primark homeware and pyjamas online

Fans of budget fashion have been whipped into a frenzy today by the news that they can now buy Primark products online via Amazon. But is it legitimate? This is everything you need to know about buying Primark products for home delivery. Is it legitimate? Unfortunately, no. After news of the online Primark store on […]

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Quiz: Are you smarter than a 10 year old?

Quiz: Are you smarter than a 10 year old?

Have you ever wondered how today’s exams compare to your own school experience? Online tutoring platform Tutor House has created a quiz of past Grammar school 11-plus exam questions, so you can test if you’re smarter than a 10 year old. You need 80 per cent (8 out of 10) to pass the 11-plus exam […]

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Triton warns that a fault in some showers could cause fire or electric shock

Triton warns that a fault in some showers could cause fire or electric shock

Triton has asked its customers to check their shower units for a dangerous fault that could cause electric shocks. The manufacturer said that the circuit board of the Safeguard+ shower may overheat in “very rare circumstances”. They warned that the overheating posed a potential electric shock risk, and was a fire hazard. Which units are […]

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This is when the clocks will go back this month – and why they go back

This is when the clocks will go back this month – and why they go back

It is that time of the year again when the days get shorter and colder – and, as the seasons change, so do our clocks. Although we have been changing the clocks for over 100 years the practice remains a controversial decision around Europe. So here is everything you need to know about the changing […]

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Heated clothes airer versus a tumble dryer – which costs more to run?

Heated clothes airer versus a tumble dryer – which costs more to run?

The heated clothes dryer from Aldi is getting a lot of attention online, but is it any more cost effective than running a tumble dryer? These are the facts and figures surrounding the energy used by the clothes airer and a tumble dryer and which one is more cost effective. Energy and cost All energy […]

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This is when to book your next holiday if you want cheap flights

This is when to book your next holiday if you want cheap flights

There may still be a while to go until 2020 rolls around, but it’s never too early to start planning your holiday adventures for next year. Being organised and booking your travels early not only gives you something to look forward to, it can also save you a lot of money. Finding the best deals […]

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This is why Japan’s bad weather will impact the UK this week

This is why Japan’s bad weather will impact the UK this week

The weather in the UK is set to be unsettled this week, with heavy rain and strong winds in some areas. Perhaps surprisingly, Japan’s current weather system could influence the UK’s weather conditions and bring some heavy rains and strong winds to the country. Typhoon Hagibis In a recent tweet, the Met Office explained that […]

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Iceland is offering 20% discount for all emergency service workers – here’s how to claim it

Iceland is offering 20% discount for all emergency service workers – here’s how to claim it

Iceland is rolling out an exclusive discount to all of the nation’s emergency service workers as a way of saying a big ‘thank you’ for the commendable work they do. The promotion is being exclusively offered to all those working for the police, fire service, ambulance service, prison service, NHS, HM Coastguard, Mountain Rescue, RNLI […]

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You can claim a completely free post-work pint – here’s how

You can claim a completely free post-work pint – here’s how

Everyone loves a freebie – especially if that freebie means a completely complimentary after-work pint. British pub company, Stonegate, is currently offering all customers a free drink at their local pub – and this is how to claim it. How to claim? To claim the free drink, all you need to do is download the […]

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